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Sponsored: Luxury home delivers privacy, a gracious interior courtyard and a vineyard of Chardonnay grapes


Nestled against open space and surrounded by rolling hills, Alamo Crest features an enclave of beautifully designed semi-custom luxury homes filled with amenities and inviting indoor/outdoor venues.

Walking distance to Monte Vista High School, and the Oak Hill Park and Community Center, this home at 339 Golden Grass Drive, is one of the larger floor plans designed and built by Davidon between 2007 and 2010.

The more than 5,000 square feet of fabulous living space on two levels offers five bedrooms including a main-level guest suite, and four-and-a-half bathrooms.

Generous-size rooms, travertine, hardwood floors, high ceilings, plantation shutters, dual-pane windows and lots of natural light are featured throughout this home.

This home at 339 Golden Grass Drive features more than 5,000 square feet of living space with five bedrooms, including a main-level guest suite.

The almost half-acre level property offers a private, park-like setting with a vineyard of Chardonnay grapes that backs up to open space. There are expansive patios including a loggia, sprawling lawns, perimeter gardens and decorative arbors dripping in lush vines. An outdoor kitchen features a Bull grill, refrigerator and tile counter. There is also a spa that spills into the rectangular pool that features a Baja shelf and plenty of room to build a guesthouse or casita on the property.

The resort-style backyard is perfect for entertaining or just relaxing after a hard day at work.

An interior courtyard offers additional and gracious outdoor living space with French door access from three sides including the family room, hallway, and office/library. Open the private entry from the front of the home for ideal party and guest access. The courtyard includes a covered loggia and tiered fountain, and is anchored by a gas fireplace creating a cozy and intimate venue for chilly nights or outdoor dining.

The grand foyer features a travertine tile floor, two-story ceiling with an oval coffered ceiling and chandelier, and custom mural design. To the left is the elegant formal living room that also has a soaring ceiling, clerestory, front-facing picture window, plantation shutters and gas fireplace.

A dedicated office/library to the right has a view of the courtyard, and features a wall of built-in cabinetry and an exposed beam, gently vaulted ceiling.

A coffered ceiling with a gold-painted molding creates an elegant and inviting formal dining room. This room is generous in size to accommodate large dinner parties and also has a recessed niche with lighting ideal for a buffet.

The family room and chef’s eat-in kitchen have an exposed beam ceiling. These large rooms offer a substantial space to gather and connect with the outdoors. Three sets of French doors in the family room swing open to the interior courtyard’s loggia. A stone fireplace with a raised hearth sits at one end of the family room with cabinetry built on either side. Large picture windows frame backyard views.

The well-designed kitchen has everything from beautiful cabinetry with corbel accents, granite counters and beveled stone tile backsplash to an enormous island/breakfast bar illuminated by a pair of pendant lights with seating for …read more

Source:: The Mercury News – Lifestyle

      

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